At a distance of 6 km from Vizag Railway Station, the Submarine Museum situated on RK Beach is a Russian built submarine of the Indian Navy (INS Kurusura) turned to a museum in 2001. Submarine Museum is one of the prime attractions of Vizag city.
The Submarine Museum is the first submarine tuned to a museum in the whole of Asia and second in the World. INS Kurusura Submarine is a Soviet built I-641 class Submarine inducted into the Indian Navy on 18, December 1969 and the same was decommissioned on 28, February 2001 after 31 years of glorious service to the nation. The Submarine was brought from the sea to the sands of the Ramakrishna Beach and positioned on concrete foundation to set up as a museum. It has been established with the aim to create awareness among the public to know how the submarines work during wartime and for showcasing the life inside the submarine, etc.
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It is one of the prominent hill top parks with panoramic sea view on the East Coast. The divine view from the hilltop accompanies devotional overtones as the Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi sits ever so peacefully as if at the Manasa Sarovar in the great Himalayas. One can view the entire city of Visakhapatnam from the top of this Eco-Rich hill.
Located on a picturesque hill with enchanting panoramic sea view, Kailasagiri is really an outstanding tourist spots in Andhra Pradesh. It is the Queen among the tourist locations in the City of Destiny. The hill park developed by VMRDA covers 380 acres of land with exciting landscape gardens consisting rich flora and tropical trees. Situated at an altitude of 360 ft., the hill park gives fascinating views of sun kissed beaches on one side and the lush green forests on the other side beside an enthralling view of the bustling metropolis of Visakhapatnam.
Located in the midst of frothy blue sea and emerald greenery, the scenery that this beach boasts of is indeed mesmerising and breathtaking. This place is a favourite among water sports lovers because of the range of activities that are offered here. If you are in the mood for an adrenaline rush, you can indulge in the water sports that are offered here. The Rushikonda Beach is one of the few beaches that offers swimming under expert supervision, so do not forget to take a quick dip in the water. However, the beach's natural charms are one of the main reasons for its immense popularity among local as well as foreign tourists. The Rishikonda Beach is an ideal destination for a peaceful weekend getaway and is located just 8 kilometres away from the port of Vishakhapatnam, making the place very accessible.